Prestressed Concrete

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Basic principles, short- and long-term properties of constituent materials, partial prestressing.  Flexural behavior, analysis and design of prestressed concrete beams, classes, cracking, pretensioning, post-tensioning, service load design, load balancing, strength design, strain limits, flexural efficiency. Bond, transfer and development lengths, anchorage zone design. Shear and diagonal tension. Evaluation of immediate and long-term losses. Composite construction and design, shear-friction theory. Deflection calculation using approximate single time step approach. 

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Prestressed Concrete

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Last modified at 3/21/2016 10:28 by Lubna Alkhaldi